I am a new manager promoted only 2 months ago. I would like to seek advice on how can i improve on my analytical skills?
What are you analyzing?
People? Windows Computer logs?
Here's a technical resource I use; I believe it has good ideas for all fields:
If you're interested in better thinking, I can't recommend Less Wrong enough:
They deal not only in advice on how to think better, but also common pitfalls, and how a lot of what you *think* is rational isn't really.
For an easier introduction, visit: www.hpmor.com
Yeah, it's Harry Potter fan fiction. BUT: It's really good. The first few chapters are a bit iffy, and the whole thing is a bit hit and miss at times, but overall it teaches a lot of good lessons about how to think better. At the very least, it'll challenge you to think about how you think.
Best of premises to you!
Yes, practice. One way to practice is to read books critically. Here's how:
A good discipline. And you benefit by learning something each time you read.